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69th Annual Threshermen's Reunion



 ​69th Annual Threshermen's Reunion featuring “Construction Equipment” with Hercules Gas Engines and celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Otto and Langen Atmosperic Engine  August 16-19, 2017.  

The 2017 R & T Brochure is available here.

The Most Complete Steam & Gas Show in the East!  Visit the large Flea Market!  

Watch the large recently restored, 100 Year Old, 1913 485 HP TDA Cooper Gas Engine in Operation. 

Exhibits include Steam Traction Engines, Antique Tractors, Threshing Machines, Hit & Miss Gas Engines and Large Gas Engines. Ride Two Steam Trains that loop our grounds, Watch the Saw Mill and Shingle Mill in Operation. Visit the Model  Shop , Antique Car Museum, and the Large Stationary Steam Engine Museum. See the featured Rumely Display, Stationary Balers, Antique Wagons and the new Line Shaft Machine Shop. There are many activities for Children including the Children’s Pedal Pull.

Watch the Blacksmiths pounding Iron, Walk thru the Huge Flea Market. See the large John Deere and IHC Displays, Numerous Craft Displays. Watch our Antique Earth Moving Equipment in Action. See the Daily Parade of Power and the Pageant of Threshing. Enjoy the Good Home Made Food with Plenty of Shade around the grounds. Evening activities include Tractor Pulls, Steam Games, and Antique Tractor Pulls.     

Daily Schedule for the 2017 Reunion

7:00 AM Grounds Open
Breakfast at the R & T Kitchen

9:00 AM Reunion Opening Ceremonies Pulling Track
9:30 AM Sawmill in operation
Note: Many other equipment and activity demonstrations take place throughout the day.
10:00 AM Shingle Mill in operation
11:00 AM Cooper Engine running
12:00 Noon Noon whistle blow! - Equipment shut-down
Time for lunch
1:00–3:00 PM "Pageant of Threshing" - inside Little Toot railroad track, Cooper Engine running
1:30 PM Threshing machine demonstrations
Saw mill in operation
2:00 PM Shingle Mill in operation
3:00 PM Cooper Engine running
3:30 PM "Parade of Power" - track area
6:30 PM Start of Evening Program. Note: Daily entertainment is in the Harvesting Equipment Building, 10:30 - 3:00.
9:00 PM Last shuttle to parking areas
11:00 PM All activities conclude  (Saturday at 5 PM)


















Special and Evening Programs

Other Equipment Demonstrations Throughout the Day

Marty's Little Flea Circus - 3 Shows Daily!


  •   9:00 AM Prayer  
  • 10:30 – 3:00 Entertainment  J.D. Horst and the Heart and Soul Band.
  •   6:00 PM Threshing Demonstrations
  •   6:30 PM Tractor Games at the pulling track
  •   7:00 PM Cooper Engine running, Marty’s Flea Circus


  •   9:00 AM Prayer 
  • 10:30 – 3:00 Entertainment Glenn Hough’s One Man Band
  •   1:00 PM Children's Pedal Tractor Pull
  •   5:00 – 7:00 PM “Casey and Murph from WIOV Broadcasting Live. 
  •   6:00 PM Vintage Stock Tractor Pull 
  •   7:00 PM Cooper Engine running, Marty’s Flea Circus


  •    9:00 AM Prayer  h
  •  10:30 - 3:00 Entertainment   Ray Owens                 
  •    6:30 PM Steam Traction Engine Games at the  pulling track
  •    7:00 PM Cooper Engine Running


  •    9:00 AM Prayer     
  •    ​8:30 AM Garden Tractor Pull Weigh in
  •  10:30 AM Garden Tractor Pull
  • ​   9:30 AM Board photo in feature display area
  •  10:30 – 3:00 PM Entertainment  The Summit Hill Band
  •    5:00 PM Show Activities conclude Saturday

         Gate Admissions Threshermen's Reunion

  • R & T Members - Free
  • Children Under 6 Years - Free
  • $5.00 per person - 6 to 12 years old
  • $10.00 per person - over 12 years old